Press Conference: Wind Energy farm announced off Oregon Coast

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Oregon, Governor John Kitzhaber, left, announces Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014, plans to develop the West Coast’s first offshore wind energy farm, as U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, center, and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Tommy Beaudreau look on in Portland, Ore. The pilot project will be developed by Seattle-based Principle Power using floating wind turbine technology that has not been deployed in U.S. waters but is in use or under development in Europe and Asia. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)

The 30-megawatt pilot project was announced at a press conference by Gov. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Tommy Beaudreau.

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